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eMedals-Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of St.Isabella, Ladies Sash Badge, c.1910

Item: EG714

Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of St.Isabella, Ladies Sash Badge, c.1910

Sale Date: December 27, 2017 Hammer Price

$3,218

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Portugal, Kingdom. A Superb Order of St.Isabella, Ladies Sash Badge, c.1910

Badge of the Order, ladies Issue exclusively, exquisitely hand crafted and etched in silver gilt, surround depicting laurels and roses, each hand worked, gold ribbon with blue enamel, centre of the highest level craftsmanship, in golf with stunning enamel work, reverse of similar outstanding care and attention to detail with a centre in near untouched gold with blue and white enamels, crown houses a red enameled centre, badge measuring 48 mm (w) x 90 mm (h - inclusive of swivel crown, horizontally pierced ball and cross), toned silver, only very small enamel loss to arm of isabella, otherwise better than extremely fine. Rare.

 

This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on eMedals.com.

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